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India releases 149 Pak fishermen
NEW DELHI, Nov 2 — Signalling positive intent to the second leg of Indo-Pak composite dialogue begun last month in Islamabad and commencing here from November 5, India today announced the release of 149 Pakistani fishermen from Indian jails.
A procession organised in connection with the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in Chandigarh on Monday.
A procession organised in connection with the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in Chandigarh on Monday. — A Tribune photo
Nagar kirtan marks Gurpurab eve)
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Sukh Ram hardens stand
Links decision on poll to CBI probe
SHIMLA, Nov 2 — Uncertainty over the BJP-HVC alliance fielding a joint candidate for the Baijnath seat is likely to continue until November 6, with the Himachal Vikas Congress supremo, Mr Sukh Ram, linking his party's support to the BJP nominee with the demand for a CBI inquiry into charges against Mr Virbhadra Singh.

BJP leaves Adampur for SAD
NEW DELHI, Oct 2 — The BJP today released its first list of 12 candidates,including 2 women, for the Mizoram Assembly elections. The party also finalised candidates for byelections from Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

80 salt hoarders detained
NEW DELHI, Nov 2 — The salt scarcity scare which sent the residents of Delhi scurrying to buy salt in large quantity seems to be waning. The Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister said that about 80 persons had been detained in a crackdown on hoarders and black-marketeers of common iodised salt.
Prices to be under control soon: FM

India may go in for T-90 tanks
NEW DELHI, Nov 2— India is likely to buy the latest T-90 tanks from Russia to augment and sharpen its armoury for the future.


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Plying Haryana buses on water?
ROHTAK, Nov 2 — Water has been found in the diesel tank of a petrol station owned by the Haryana Roadways here. Mr Jai Karan Balhara, vice-president, Roadways Karamchari Union, has alleged that diesel filled into a tanker at the Indian Oil depot at Rewari was replaced with water on arrival here and emptied into the tank of the petrol station.

DAP shortage hits farmers
Rabi sowing may be delayed
MUKTSAR, Nov 2 — Paddy and cotton growers of Punjab are again in difficulty as they are facing acute shortage of DAP fertiliser needed for sowing wheat and other Rabi crops.
We cannot renominate him from the same constituency because everyone knows him!
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